The reason why we start with low time limits and build up from there is to give the monkey time to adapt to being deprived of the smoking habit.
Sometimes we give in to the urge, especially for that oh so holy first cigarette of the day, other times we get the urge to smoke and something gets in the way, an important phone call perhaps, long enough for the urge to pass.
On our first time unit we may use any trick in the book to keep ourselves from smoking that first cigarette.
Before we light up our first cigarette of the day, how long waiting is long enough? How long are we supposed to wait before we light up?
Our past selves exist only in our minds and our refusal to change is clinging on to ghosts of the
One dilemma that will soon arise is that there will be more nonsmoking hours than waking hours in one day, that we might need to stay awake for 16 hours or 20 hours or even 48 hours anticipating that first cigarette.